FCEDA In the News

Fairfax County EDA, Governor McAuliffe cheer Cvent headquarters expansion at ribbon-cutting event

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 3:25pm

Fairfax County, Virginia USA  – Cvent, Inc. (NYSE: CVT), an event-management software firm, today formally opened its new headquarters in Tysons Corner at an event that was emceed by Fairfax County Economic Development Authority(FCEDA) President and CEO Gerald L. Gordon, Ph.D., and featured remarks by Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe.

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FCEDA presents Procurement Academy to help companies navigate the government contracting process

Monday, September 15, 2014 - 2:44pm

Fairfax County, Virginia USA – The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) presents its Procurement Academy, a series of workshops running through June 2015 designed to help businesses navigate the government contracting process.

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130 Fairfax County firms make 2014 Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing U.S. companies

Monday, September 8, 2014 - 10:27am

Fairfax County, Virginia USA4 – One-hundred thirty Fairfax County firms – most of them in technology and professional services fields – are on the 2014 Inc. 5000 list produced by Inc. magazine to highlight the fastest-growing companies in the nation. Nine of the Fairfax County firms are among the top 500 companies on the list.

Here are some data points about the 130 Fairfax County companies on the Inc. 5000 list:

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Fairfax County companies owned by African-Americans, Hispanics and women shine in national rankings

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 9:28am

Fairfax County, Virginia USA – Fairfax County companies owned by African-Americans, Hispanics and women shine in the latest national rankings for largest or fastest-growing companies in their respective groups.

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Capital Beltway and Silver Line openings ranked most important Fairfax County economic development milestones

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 9:48am

Fairfax County, Virginia USA— Two infrastructure projects – completion of the Capital Beltway in 1964 and the opening of Metro’s Silver Line this year – are the most important economic development milestones of the last half-century, according to an informal survey done by the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA).

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Fairfax County EDA works with 16 businesses adding almost 500 jobs to the local economy

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 9:29am

Fairfax County, Virginia USA— During the second quarter of 2014, the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) provided services and resources to 16 businesses that are adding more than 400 jobs in Fairfax County.

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Fairfax County EDA’s popular “Entrepreneurship 101: Starting a Business” workshops resume September 9

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 11:37am

The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority’s (FCEDA) popular “Entrepreneurship 101: Starting a Business in Fairfax County” seminars continue in the fall after a summer hiatus. The remaining 2014 dates are September 9, October 7 and November 4. In 2015, workshops are scheduled for January 6, February 3, March 3, April 7, May 5, June 2, September 1, October 6 and November 3.

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Fairfax County EDA kicks off next marketing communications workshops on September 23

Monday, August 18, 2014 - 11:16am

Fairfax County, Virginia USA – On September 23, the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) kicks off the fourth year of its Marketing Communications Strategies and Tactics workshops, a series of five sessions designed to provide entrepreneurs and business owners and managers the tools to communicate effectively to build visibility and sales.

The dates and topics of the sessions are:

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FCEDA issues statement on FBI headquarters search, reiterates value of Fairfax County site

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 2:28pm

The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) issued this statement from Gerald L. Gordon, Ph.D., president and CEO of the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority, on the announcement that a Fairfax County site is on the short list of possible locations for the next FBI headquarters:

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Silver Line already bringing business to Fairfax County’s largest commercial districts

Monday, July 28, 2014 - 4:42pm

Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) President and CEO Gerald L. Gordon, Ph.D., said the Silver Line, the first Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (Metro) line to open since 1991, already is making Tysons Corner and Reston – Fairfax County’s largest business centers – more attractive to businesses that are interested in expansion or relocation options.

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